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Special Event - Gun Policy Summit - January 14 & 15, 2013

Presentation Researchers & Contributors

* Indicates speaker at the Summit

Guns and Public Health Safety

Firearms and violent death in the United States

Matthew Miller*, MD, ScD, MPH
Harvard School of Public Health

David Hemenway, PhD
Harvard School of Public Health

Deborah Azrael, PhD
Harvard School of Public Health

Gun Policy Lessons from the United States: Keeping Guns from High Risk Individuals

What we learned from the Brady law

Philip J. Cook*, PhD
Duke University

Weaknesses in the current system for background checks of prospective gun purchasers

Janey Rountree*, JD
Mayors Against Illegal Guns

Jens Ludwig, PhD, MA
University of Chicago Law School

Preventing gun violence involving the seriously mentally ill

Jeffrey Swanson*, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine

Allison Gilbert Robertson, PhD, MPH
Duke University

Linda K. Frisman, PhD
University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Michael A. Norko, MD, MAR
Yale School of Medicine

Marvin S. Swartz, MD
Duke University School of Medicine

Hsiu-Ju Lin
University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Philip J. Cook*, PhD
Duke University

Prohibitions for domestic violence offenders

April M. Zeoli*, PhD, MPH

Michigan State University

Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Reconsidering the adequacy of current conditions for legal firearm ownership

Katherine Vittes, PhD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Daniel Webster*, ScD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Jon Vernick, JD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Extending the background check requirement to private-party firearm sales: Findings from observational and other research

Garen Wintemute*, MD, MPH
UC Davis School of Medicine
UC Davis Medical Center

Broadening denial criteria for the purchase and possession of firearms: Feasibility and effectiveness

Garen Wintemute*, MD, MPH
UC Davis School of Medicine
UC Davis Medical Center

Keeping guns from criminals: The role of universal background checks and other forms of firearm seller accountability

Daniel Webster*, ScD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Jon Vernick, JD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Emma Elizabeth McGinty, MS
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Ted Alcorn, MHS, MA
Office of the Mayor of New York

Curtailing dangerous sales practices by licensed dealers

Jon Vernick*, JD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Daniel Webster, ScD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Making Gun Laws Enforceable

Enforcing federal laws against firearms traffickers: Raising operational effectiveness by lowering enforcement obstacles

Anthony Braga*, PhD
Rutgers University
Harvard University

Pete Gagliardi
Forensic Technology, Inc.

Law enforcement experience enforcing federal firearms laws

Pete Gagliardi
Forensic Technology, Inc.

David Chipman, MSM*
Mayors Against Illegal Guns

Gun Policy Lessons from the United States: High Risk Guns

Gunshot injuries in American trauma centers: The lethality of advanced weaponry

Edward E. Cornwell*, III, MD
Howard University College of Medicine
Howard University Hospital

Adil H. Haider, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Augustine Obirieze, MPH
Howard University Hospital

America’s experience with the federal assault weapons ban, 1994-2004: Key findings and implications

Christopher S. Koper, PhD
George Mason University

Personalized guns: Using technology to save lives

Stephen Teret*, JD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Adam D. Mernit
Johns Hopkins University

International Case Studies of Responses to Gun Violence

Gun control in Great Britain after the Dunblane shooting

Mick North, PhD
Advocate
Rational firearm regulation: Evidence-based gun laws in Australia

Rebecca Peters
International Action Network on Small Arms

The big melt: How one democracy changed after scrapping a third of its firearms

Philip Alpers
University of Sydney

Brazil: Gun control and homicide reduction

Antonio Rangel Torres Bandeira
Firearms Control, Viva Rio, Brazil

Second Amendment

Assessing the constitutionality of suggested reforms to federal firearm policy

Adam Winkler*, JD, MA
UCLA Law

Lawrence E. Rosenthal, JD
Chapman University School of Law

Public Opinion on Gun Policy

Public opinion on proposals to strengthen U.S. gun laws: Findings from a 2013 survey

Emma Elizabeth McGinty, MS
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Daniel Webster, ScD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Jon Vernick, JD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Colleen Barry*, PhD, MPP
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health